micoach is all you need to get the results you want.
I've been looking for the "everything in one" smart tracking device, and this has everything I'm looking for BUT the ability to swim laps in the pool/ocean. Thank you again Andrew P. for the helpful information, and Adidas, please make this swimmer friendly. However, I do love the sleek clean look of the miCoach Fit Smart Activity Tracker & HRM, it's the "Goldilocks/baby bear" I've been looking for -- not too masculine and not too feminine.
A great watch for every day use, extremely comfortable, stylish, and perfect for running. I really enjoy the new activity tracking features as well. However, I have had some issues with durability regarding the watch band. I have personally owned two of these. After a few months of normal use, the band on the first one began to tear. I stopped wearing it as I was afraid that continued use would cause the rubber to tear completely through. Yet still, because I liked the watch's design so much, I then bought a new one, and after a somewhat longer duration of time the rubber began to tear in the exact same location on the watch band. I would really rather not have to switch brands to another fitness/running watch since this one was both so aesthetically pleasing and so functional, but honestly I don't know if I want to invest in a new one if it's simply going to rip in the same place again.
I've had this watch for about a week or so and every time I charge it something ends up not being able to work like step counting but that only happened once and now it only tracks steps and heart rate but stopped calculating calories burned. How do I fix it?
I absolutely love this watch. I have lost 40 pounds and 10 inches in the one year I've had the watch. I had to replace the watch a couple months ago because it would no longer find my heart rate. It looks like I'm in the same boat again. I'll have to go replace it for the second time I less than a year for the same issue. I love the watch, but I think I might have to go else where because I can't keep wasting money on replacing it every few months.
I like it, but trying to get use to it is taking a little time. Having a problem when I take it to work. I'm a truck driver and it seems to count step in the bumpy ride. Trying things to get it right!
I have had my FitSmart for a couple years. I only recently started wearing it all the time. I decided to start tracking my activity. It will just reset it's time to 12:00, losing all my data. I can just be sitting there, walking, doesn't matter. If it decides, my info is gona and I have to sync again to get it to the correct time. Super frustrating when you're trying to track progress. Would recommend this to everyone if it didn't have this issue. Would like to know why this keeps happening and if it is happening to others. If I can't get it to correct, I'll have to switch brands.
Overall perfect sports essential watch. Tells the time, then with one button shows you your Steps, Distance, Calories burned and more. Calories burned calculates the active calories and passive calories as well, so there's no more guessing. Tracking a Gym workout or Run on the street/treadmill is super easy to do, it's accurate, and super user friendly with the miCoach Train & Run app, and it syncs quickly through bluetooth. The app also offers free training and running programs based on your goals, and has an in-ear coach that you can listen to. The Heart Rate monitor is perfect for training, and there is also a progress bar on the side of the display that shows you how close you are to hitting your goal. NOTE: The picture makes the watch look like a hard plastic type of material, however it is really silicone. Very soft against your skin.
I bought a FitSmart watch with the intention of working out but shortly after ended up in a wheelchair due to a bad fall. I was wondering if the FitSmart would work the same if someone was confined to a wheelchair. So far Ive had the watch for a year and it hasn't shown any signs of deterioration. I like the display features and how it is low profile. It would be nice if there was mode for people who are in wheelchairs or even some sort of step converter to help.
I've had my watch for about 3 months. At first it worked great and for every workout. Now it has trouble finding my heart rate and mid-workout it will drop my heart rate down lower than 100. I don't know who to call or who to contact to get it fixed. It was working great and want to continue to use it if it works. HELP!
I am a total geek about training devices, programs and data and have had far more than my share of devices after competitive bike racing for several year. I have had the FitSmart for just over 1 year and have used it 5 - 6 times per week every week. Product Quality: Battery life is the same as the day I got, which is more than I can say for my phone. The heart rate monitor is just as accurate as chest strap monitors. Band is very comfortable and durable. Design:Well thought out an complete. The watch communicates with you via colored lights and vibrations to let you know what training zone you are in, if it's the right zone for the workout and gives you 5 seconds notice before a training zone change. You can workout with or without your phone and easily synch the workout afterward. Watch paired w phone allows you to track speed and distance by GPS and stride sensor, heart rate, calories burned, fastest mile and elevation. Micoach Awesomeness: The micoach website and app interface brings it all together. On the site, you can design your own training program, ranging from running races, to sport specific, to general fitness. The programs integrate strength, endurance and flexibility. The programs are periodized to gradually build up your capacity and taper your efforts to prevent overtraining. The running workouts have great variety, from steady state endurance building to intervals to build speed and strength. Adidas teaches you to train the right way! During strength training workouts, the micoach app includes an animated video to show you how to properly perform an exercise right on the screen of your phone. You can track your weight, reps, even the shoes you wore. Their program has it all, if you get geeked out like I do, you can deep dive into the data, or if you want easy guidance and feedback, they make it quick and simple. Seriously, the best overall product out there!
Have used the Fit Smart for about six months while exercising. Never a problem. Accurate heart monitoring while cycling, spinning, running on a treadmill and working out in other ways. Establish goals based on heart rate and monitor heart response during cooling off.
Excellent gadget. At first it was difficult to sync to my iphone 5 s , but they were my mistakes. It's practical , light and handy. It communicates in real time with micoach app and that gives you advantages
There are so many great features that made my workouts easy and goals very clear. It looks good on the wrist and was very user friendly. Perfect for a person just starting out or a more serious athlete.
I have been using the FIT Smart for several weeks now and it has exceeded my expectations. After playing with the watch for about 15 minutes I was able to get a good handle on the interface, which is very simple. It has three buttons, a multi-purpose "select/home" button and two scrolling buttons. What I really like about the watch is that it doesn't have excess features that you won't want to use. It has several useful modes (assessment, free workout, planned workout) and that's it. Simple. Syncing with your MiCoach app is done via bluetooth. The watch actually looks pretty good too. I have a black watch and wear it most places. The watch is almost entirely covered in rubber and is easy to keep clean. From the coach perspective, I have used these watches with my athletes to prescribe them workouts during their off days or when rehabbing injuries. You have to create a MiCoach profile for them, but after you do that, it is easy to have them do the assessment workout and then assign them conditioning based on their HR zones. Just an FYI it seems to work better to run the assessment test outside as opposed to on a treadmill. Regardless, you may want to run the assessment several times before using the HR zones. This will allow you to get the most out of the test.
I am a recreational jogger and the miCoach FIT SMART training watch for my needs perfectly. While I was on the run the watch displayed my heart rate, distance travelled, total time, and was even able to notify me of my 1km split times. I have used a different heart rate monitor in the past to track my training, but it only gave me a partial view of the run and I had to use a separate app to monitor my distance, splits, and to track my progress in my training regimen. When I got home the watch paired seamlessly to the miCoach app clearly showing me all the data collected by the FIT SMART. I was not only able to see the raw data, but the app charted out my pace, stride rate, and heart rate vs. time so I could easily see where improvements could be made. It even was able to extrapolate and find predicted my 5k, 10k, half, and full marathon times. Just makes me look forward to running!
I found the FitSmart to be a great tool to keep me constantly updated throughout my training sessions. Not having to deal with a chest strap to monitor my heart rate was a great appeal, and for runs, the FitSmart stayed locked in on my heart rate without any problems. I also compared it to my Garmin GPS watch, and the distance reading was identical, so I'm not at all concerned about the lack of GPS function here - no calibration needed either! I also noticed that the FitSmart pretty well nailed my Stride Rate during a run, which was something I wasn't expecting, but was happy to see when I completed my first run. The colored zone indicators are great, even during weight training sessions to keep me working at the right intensities just using the Free workout option. I'm 68" tall, 190lbs, and a medium build, and the Small FitSmart fits me great. The silicone band was slick and comfortable, and the display is pretty cool. I have the White FitSmart, and it draws positive attention at the gym. It pairs well with my Samsung Galaxy S4 - (so happy to have a wearable that syncs w/ Android's OS). The bluetooth Sync is simple, and it's nice that the FitSmart can store a handful of sessions before pairing so I don't have to worry about it until I want to check out the performance graphs. The battery life is pretty great too, I probably charge it once every week or two with moderate training use, and full time use as my go-to watch. The buttons are simple - having only 3 buttons to push reduces my chances of getting too far removed from whatever I'm trying to accomplish w/ the device. All in all - I'd say this is a great addition to my training tools, I love the immediate feedback of HR, but even more, I love the Zone Indicator Color, and the fact I don't have to have my phone on me when I train - I can just sync it all later. Great Product, looking forward to updates to the app's graphs after Free workouts, and the HR sensor accuracy while I'm lifting.
I love this product. I had the "Zone" when it came out and loved the simplicity of that for training and now they have came out with a better version that easily syncs to my iphone to download all my stats for review later. The changing colors relative to your HR zones is great, as well as the overall ease of use and simplicity. I even got one for my wife and she is so not tech savy at all, and she also likes how simple and easy it is. That says a lot..... If there was one critic is that the large band is really large and I should have got the small as there is no medium I believe. Other than that love the product. Keep up the good work.
The miCoach FIT SMART was right on with my current needs. I love that when going out for a run it was simple to see exactly where I was and that I was hitting my potential. It was great to get a coached workout that I could sync very simply to the miCoach train & run app following. I did use it to simply track my data during a recreational soccer game which also proved to be very helpful. I got great stats afterwards to help me understand the effort I actually put in and I could compare game to game. This is great for me as I get back into game shape. All in all the features were very simple, the setup was easy, and the band itself was very comfortable both while playing and just going for a run, which made me even more excited to use it.
Have tried for 3 hours and three different devices and can't get it to sync with any. iPad, Samsung smart phone, and a blackberry. MiCoach app gets bad reviews but I can't rate it because of the inability of the device to communicate via bluetooth.